A Troop of Foxes Pillow by Denny Gould

A Troop of Foxes Pillow

March 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
740 - 780 yards (677 - 713 m)
40 cm x 40 cm (16in x 16in)
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Russet-red fur, pointed ears and a bushy tail make the fox unmistakable. Foxes are present in most of our woods, but your best chance of seeing one may well be in a town or city or on this Troop of Foxes Cushion.

A striking and fun cushion to knit in Double Knitting (8 ply) yarn for your favourite chair or sofa. The knitting pattern gives full instructions and there are clear, large charts to follow for knitting the foxes.

The pillow measurements 40 cm x 40 cm (16in x 16in)

Materials – All Double Knitting yarn (8 ply)
1-100 gram ball light green 295 m (323 yds)
1-50 gram ball Fox colour 125 m (137 yds)
1-50 gram ball White 150 m (164 yds)
1-50 gram ball Black 150 m (164 yds)

Suggestions for yarns and links to suppliers are given in the knitting pattern.

Other Supplies required:
4 buttons

The cushion is knitted in one piece and the back has a four button opening for easy removal of the cover for washing. Add some lovely buttons to add interest to the back of the cushion.

If you already have Double Knitting yarns (8 ply) these could be used as long as they match the gauge as above. Change the background colour to knit a unique cushion for your home or knit as a gift for someone special.